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Pope says climate change mostly human-caused

PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said today he believed that man was primarily responsible for climate change and that he hoped this year’s climate meeting in Paris would take a courageous stand to protect the environment.

Charlie Hebdo edition sells out, Al Qaeda claims attack

PARIS — The first edition of Charlie Hebdo after an attack by Islamist gunmen sold out within minutes today, featuring a cartoon of a tearful Prophet Mohammad on a cover that defenders called a moving work of art but critics saw as a new provocation.

Charlie Hebdo suspects, hostage-taker reported killed by police

DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France — Hundreds of heavily armed police moved in on two al-Qaida-linked suspects in the Charlie Hebdo magazine slayings where they were holed up near Charles de Gaulle Airport and shot them dead as they attempted to escape in a hail of gunfire, French authorities reported today.

Search narrows after armed suspects seen

PARIS — French anti-terrorism police converged on an area northeast of Paris today after two brothers suspected of being behind an attack on a satirical newspaper were spotted at a petrol station in the region.

Hamas man sentenced to life for teen killings that led to Gaza war

JERUSALEM — An Israeli military court today sentenced a Palestinian to life imprisonment over the killing of three Israeli youths, whose abduction in the occupied West Bank set off a chain of events leading to the 50-day Gaza war last summer.

AirAsia search teams battle bad weather

PANGKALAN BUN/SURABAYA, Indonesia — Ships and aircraft criss-crossed the seas off Borneo today hunting for the wreck of an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet, but bad weather again hindered the search for the plane and the black box flight recorders that should reveal why it crashed.

Rescuers find plane wreckage, bodies

SURABAYA, Indonesia — The first two bodies from the AirAsia plane that crashed off the coast of Borneo arrived today in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives have gathered to await news of their loved ones.

Bodies, debris from missing flight pulled from sea

SURABAYA, Indonesia — Indonesian rescuers searching for an AirAsia plane carrying 162people pulled bodies and wreckage from the sea off the coast of Borneo on Tuesday, prompting relatives of those on board watching TV footage to break down in tears.

Nurse first Ebola case diagnosed in Britain

LONDON — A health worker who has become the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in Britain was being treated at a London hospital on Tuesday after contracting the disease in West Africa.

Putin says Russian economy will be cured

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the rouble’s dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis.

Cubans looking forward to change

HAVANA — Many Cubans are already imagining a more prosperous future after the United States said it will put an end to 50 years of conflict with the communist-run island.

Al-Qaida threatens to kill U.S. hostage in three days

CAIRO — Yemen’s al-Qaida affiliate has threatened to kill American hostage Luke Somers in three days if its demands are not met, according to a U.S. group that monitors terrorist organizations and jihadist activity.

Yemen bombing near home of Iran’s envoy kills two

SANAA, Yemen — A car bomb planted by al-Qaida militants exploded today near the home of Iran’s ambassador to Yemen, killing two people amid a Shiite power grab in the impoverished Arab country believed to be supported by the Islamic Republic.

Netanyahu fires top Cabinet ministers

JERUSALEM — Israel’s divided government fell apart Tuesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two rebellious Cabinet ministers and called for a new election more than two years ahead of schedule.

Hong Kong protesters surrender

HONG KONG — Three founders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement called today for an end to street demonstrations to prevent more violence and take the campaign to a new stage, but it wasn’t clear whether student protesters, who make up the bulk of the activists, would heed the call.

Kenya security shakeup after extremist killings

NAIROBI, Kenya — Islamic extremists killed 36 non-Muslim quarry workers in northern Kenya early today, prompting Kenya’s president to fire his interior minister and accept the resignation of the national police chief.